Average Bench: 34.9% (616th of 1173)

Based on 20,461 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 0FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2430M CPU @ 2.40GHz
Poor: 14%Average: 34.9% Great: 42%
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i5-2430M averaged 65.0% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Integer Speed 63.6Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 64.2Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2430M is 28.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-2430M performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 160Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 160Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,461 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.6 SC Int 63.6 77.6
21.1 SC Float 64.2 78.1
20.5 SC Mixed 63.6 77.9
51% 63.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
51.3 QC Int 151 182
53.4 QC Float 157 188
52.9 QC Mixed 156 189
35.1% 155 Pts
Min Avg Max
51.1 MC Int 154 183
53.6 MC Float 160 189
53.9 MC Mixed 160 189
23.7% 158 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
SC Int 76.6
SC Float 76.6
SC Mixed 77.2
62% 76.8 Pts
QC Int 182
QC Float 188
QC Mixed 189
42% 186 Pts
MC Int 183
MC Float 189
MC Mixed 191
28% 188 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
SC Int 75.6
SC Float 78.8
SC Mixed 76.3
62% 76.9 Pts
QC Int 181
QC Float 186
QC Mixed 188
42% 185 Pts
MC Int 181
MC Float 186
MC Mixed 189
28% 186 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74.9
SC Float 75.7
SC Mixed 76.2
60% 75.6 Pts
QC Int 169
QC Float 182
QC Mixed 182
40% 178 Pts
MC Int 175
MC Float 180
MC Mixed 181
27% 179 Pts
N/A, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 75.2
SC Float 72.3
SC Mixed 66.4
57% 71.3 Pts
QC Int 182
QC Float 187
QC Mixed 188
42% 186 Pts
MC Int 183
MC Float 185
MC Mixed 188
28% 185 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 71.8
SC Float 71.4
SC Mixed 69.7
57% 71 Pts
QC Int 158
QC Float 136
QC Mixed 158
34% 151 Pts
MC Int 170
MC Float 178
MC Mixed 178
26% 176 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
SC Int 20.3
SC Float 20.6
SC Mixed 20.5
16% 20.5 Pts
QC Int 50.1
QC Float 51.2
QC Mixed 52.3
12% 51.2 Pts
MC Int 50.5
MC Float 51.9
MC Mixed 50.1
8% 50.8 Pts
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Typical Core i5-2430M Builds (Compare 10,089 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $210

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-2430M Processor (3M Cache, up to 3.00 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ4'11
Processor Numberi5-2430M
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP35 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.2 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Macrovision License RequiredNo

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21.3 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
My WiFi TechYes
4G WiMAX Wireless TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mmx37.5mm (rPGA988B); 31mm x 24mm (BGA1023)
Graphics and IMC Lithography32 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedPPGA988

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

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13 months ago.

It's a good and I like it, for VM, for gaming in 2018 still good.. I have tried it for some data mining too.


Average

10 months ago.

IT was good for it's time but it lacks a lot.


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